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Scientist - Protein Mass Spectrometry

Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Job Description:

  • Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

  • Successfully carry out basic mass spectrometry operation (sample preparation, enzymatic digestion, mobile phase preparation/characterization, basic instrument troubleshooting and problem solving so to minimize equipment downtime).
  • Perform targeted protein identification, protein characterization and quantitative proteomics experiments from sample preparation, LC MS/MS data collection and data analysis
  • Mass spectrometry analysis

  • Independently perform mass spectrometry assays for analysis of medium/large sets of samples in different matrices

  • Perform sample preparation for LC-MS following specific protocols with minimal supervision

  • Optimize sample preparation when needed and discuss new workflows with manager

  • Perform LC-MS/MS analysis

  • Collaborate in setting up automation of sample preparation and LC-MS

  • Perform data analysis with minimum supervision

  • Evaluate the QC samples and perform system suitability with minimum training

  • Timely record all experimental findings in adequate details in eLN

  • Send out summary sheets and present scientific results to the project teams within agreed cycle time

  • Clear communication with manager and seek advice when appropriate

  • Improve theoretical knowledge and practical skills of mass spectrometry

  • Learn the biology and pathophysiology of the related diseases

  • B.S. with 3-4 years of experience or PhD in Analytical Chemistry or Biochemistry with prior experience in GMP or Pharmaceutical industry

  • Must have hands on experience with liquid chromatography and protein mass spectrometry
  • Experience with MS data analysis using Xcalibur, Proteome Discoverer, Skyline and database search engine tools is highly desired
  • Knowledge of proteomics principles and hands-on experience in technologies such as bottom-up and top-down MS-based applications for quantitative proteomics is highly desired
  • Experience in LC-MS intact protein analysis, peptide mapping and nano-LC is a plus
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Framingham, MA are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: EUROFINS SCIENT., Framingham , Scientist - Protein Mass Spectrometry, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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